On April 27, the People’s Daily published a newsletter entitled China-Europe freight trains provide logistics support for international anti-epidemic cooperation on the headline of the 3rd page. According to the newsletter, China-Europe freight trains have increased against trend in both the number of trips and the volume of consignments during the first quarter of this year. At present, China-Europe freight trains have become an efficient logistics channel to stabilize international logistics and supply chain and smooth the international transportation of anti-epidemic supplies. And “China Post” block train is highly praised in this aspect.
The article introduced the roles of China-Europe freight trains in ensuring the safe and smooth flow of the railway transport channel between China and Europe: the China-Europe freight trains have brought not only anti-epidemic and production supplies to Europe but also confidence to the local enterprises; they have opened a brand-new, stable and efficient logistics channel, thereby injecting new impetus into EU-China relations; and the freight trains have become an important channel to guarantee EU-China trade and international cooperation in the transportation of anti-epidemic supplies.
According to the article, the “China Post” block train of China-Europe freight trains is widely recognized by the interviewees. Jaroslav, Minister of Transport and Communications of Lithuania, said: “‘China Post’ block train, when arriving in Lithuania, has brought urgently needed medical supplies to Europe, which has opened a brand-new, stable and efficient logistics channel and will inject new impetus into EU-China relations.” “Urgently delivering medical equipment and anti-epidemic supplies to Lithuania and other European countries at the critical moment of the global war against COVID-19, the ‘China Post’ block train has become a new supply line between China and Europe.” said Chinese ambassador to Lithuania Shen Zhifei.